Internet Providers in Premium, KY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Premium, KY
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $93.96

Internet Access in Premium, Kentucky

Premium offers 6 residential Internet providers, or 8 if you include business and mobile operators. There are 5 choices for wired broadband ("wired" meaning technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).

Cable Internet is the most popular type of broadband around Premium. Cable Internet is called "Cable" because it uses coaxial cable networks already installed by television companies to deliver Internet and bundled Internet/TV service to customers.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

The broadband plans shown on this page are manually gathered through our data staff. The 30 Internet packages displayed are the latest of 134 broadband packages we've aggregated in Premium to date.

Looking at the big picture, the average Premium resident has 2-3 choices for Internet. In Kentucky, this is around average. Premium is the 494th most connected city out of 668 Kentucky cities as measured by the density of broadband availability at local addresses.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Premium, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Thacker-Grigsby Internet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Thacker-Grigsby Telephone 250 Mbps Cable 32s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Windstream 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Premium, Kentucky

  • Thacker-Grigsby Telephone - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Premium - Speeds up to 250 Mbps
  • Windstream - DSL - 35.2% Availability in Premium - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Thacker-Grigsby Internet - Fiber - 21.8% Availability in Premium - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Premium - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Premium - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Premium is the 494th most connected city in Kentucky behind Hindman, Cumberland, Whitesburg, Jenkins, and Viper.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 300 people in Letcher County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 22% of people living in Premium have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 57% of Premium residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Letcher County, approximately 800 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Premium

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Thacker-Grigsby Telephone Cable 100% 250 Mbps
GigaBeam Networks Fixed Wireless 70.3%+ 50 Mbps
Windstream DSL 35.2%+ 100 Mbps
Thacker-Grigsby Internet Fiber 21.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Thacker-Grigsby Telephone Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
GigaBeam Networks Fixed Wireless 93.5%+ 75 Mbps
Thacker-Grigsby Telephone Fiber 47.9%+ 1,000 Mbps